• Jarnard Sutton

Behind the Stick with Cesar Sandoval: How to make the Montagna Nebbioso

Head bartender Cesar Sandoval shows you how to make this refreshing, light and creamy cocktail from Catania, located in La Jolla.

Montagna Nebbioso


  • 1 egg white

  • 2 oz. St. George Terroir Gin

  • 1 oz. lemon juice

  • .75 oz. rosemary reduction

  • .50 Galliano

Garnish with Angostura spray

What's the origin of this cocktail?

One day, David Tye from Lions Share asked me if I wanted to create a cocktail for the homegrown cocktail of the month and said I had to use gin. I came up with this cocktail the next day and wanted it to represent a nice refreshing drink that reminded me of Oregon and waking up at 6 a.m. with fog still in the air.

Describe the taste.

This drink is beautiful, refreshing, clean, light, palate opening cocktail that can be drank at any time of day.

What's the key component in this drink?

Key component of this cocktail is the galliano and rosemary reduction. These two works so beautiful together. The pine notes you get fr